Local Art Museums

THIS WEBPAGE IS COURTESY OF PATRICIA CHISHOLM.
 
Local Museums*

Amon Carter Museum
3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 
(817) 738-1933
Museum designed by Philip Johnson, collection is American photographs, paintings and sculptures. Free admission.  Closed Monday.  Tuesday-Saturday 10 - 5.  Open until 8 on Thursday.  Sunday noon - 5.

Kimbell Museum
3333 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX
(817) 332-8451
Museum designed by Louis Kahn, collection is international from pre-historic to early 20th century.  Free, except for special exhibits.  Closed Monday.  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 10 - 5.  Friday noon - 8.  Sunday noon - 5.

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
3200 Darnell (near University and Camp Bowie and across the street from the Kimbell Museum)
Fort Worth, TX
(817) 738- 9215
Museum designed by Tadao Ando, collection is international contemporary photographs, paintings, mixed media and sculpure.  Free on Wednesdays and first Sunday of each month, otherwise admission charge.  Closed Monday.  Tuesday - Saturday 10 - 5.  Sunday 11 - 5.

Dallas Museum of Art
1717 North Harwood (at Ross)
Dallas, TX
(214) 922 - 1200
Collection includes prehistoric to modern art from every continent.  Free on Thursday from 5 -9 and first Tuesday of each month, otherwise admission charge.  Closed Monday.  Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11 - 5, Thursday 11 - 9.

Friday entertainment guides in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the Dallas Morning News will have information about other museums in the area.  These guides will also have information about area galleries, their exhibits and openings.

Most of the museums have family activities; check their websites or the newspaper for more information.

*Information provided as a service to those interested in art.  Parents should use their discretion as to whether art exhibits will be appropriate for their children.